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Poster: AshesRising Date: Jan 11, 2008 9:30am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: let it burn, let it burn, let it burn- THIS Fire

Thank you for the gracious sentiment. I edited my post after I saw previous post.

Do you think "That was not made by the hands of men" was a rather prophetic statement back in the early '70's(?) Here we are in 2008 and the music continues to surprise us ..absolutely amazing phenomenon.

I'm glad to hear you are doing well.

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Poster: blacklakelight Date: Jan 11, 2008 10:22am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: let it burn, let it burn, let it burn- THIS Fire


Yes. That's what people who don't know, don't get. Or uh, vice-versa. "How much Grateful Dead can you listen to? How much do you need?"

How much baseball does a baseball fan need? When do they stop wanting to be dumbfounded, awestricken, amazed? Main difference is we're now in reel-time instead of real-time.

The lossless phenomenon also really blows my mind, along with the mix-magic of folks like Charlie Miller (and many others)patching, tweaking, making every note shine.

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Poster: grendelschoice Date: Jan 11, 2008 12:43pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: let it burn, let it burn, let it burn- THIS Fire

I agree 4/24/78 is one of THE great Scarlet>Fires ever...

I urge you to check out other dates from April '78 as well--a brilliant run of shows that includes 4/8, (another fine SC>Fire), 4/12 (an all time ROW JIMMY, killer LIGHTNING>SUPP), 4/14 (TN JED, PROMISED) 4/16 (again w/the SC>Fire, plus a killer EST>EYES), and 4/18...

next to May of '77 I think April '78 might be their greatest month/year in terms of consistently HOT shows!

This post was modified by grendelschoice on 2008-01-11 20:43:08

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Poster: Death&Mercy Date: Jan 12, 2008 6:38am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: let it burn, let it burn, let it burn- THIS Fire

grendel,

the Stella and the TMNS from the 21st are two best ever types as well -

http://www.archive.org/details/gd78-04-21.sbd.cotsman.10149.sbeok.shnf


they put up the end of the 1st set in vault quality a while back -

http://dead.net/features/tapers-section/april-16-april-22-2007

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Poster: grendelschoice Date: Jan 12, 2008 7:03am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: let it burn, let it burn, let it burn- THIS Fire

Thanks, D/M....will check it out!

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Poster: jerkwaterdan Date: Jan 11, 2008 7:53pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: let it burn, let it burn, let it burn- THIS Fire

Amen to that! I saw 2 shows that month of April '78, the Nashville show (Tennessee Dead) and the Lexington KY show. Left a smoking crater for sure. Check out Deal from this Nashville show where they do the "don't ya let that deal go down" chorus 43, I repeat 43 times!! Yikes!!

http://www.archive.org/details/gd78-04-22.sony54p.vernon.12384.sbeok.shnf

This post was modified by jerkwaterdan on 2008-01-12 03:52:09

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